EVENTS

August 2015

Aug
5
Wed
FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT: SUMMERFEST UNDER THE STARS @ Ellen Browning Scripps Park | San Diego | California | United States
Come to the famous La Jolla Cove and join SummerFest Music Director Cho-Liang Lin for a free concert to kick off the festival.
Aug
7
Fri
OPENING NIGHT: Souvenir de Florence
August 7, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
OPENING NIGHT: Souvenir de Florence @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Celebrate the festival’s opening night with Music Director Cho-Liang Lin and other SummerFest favorites playing Janacek, Mozart and Tchaikovsky.
Aug
8
Sat
VIENNESE MASTERS
August 8, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
VIENNESE MASTERS @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
From the golden era of Romantic music, enjoy works by three Viennese Masters: Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms.
Aug
9
Sun
IN MEMORY
August 9, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
IN MEMORY @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
La Jolla Music Society dedicates this evening’s performance to the memory of our friend, harpist Deborah Hoffman.
Aug
11
Tue
BAROQUE VIRTUOSI
August 11, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
BAROQUE VIRTUOSI @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Led by Baroque violin aficionado Aisslinn Nosky, tonight's concert will be an exhilarating musical ride.
Aug
12
Wed
AN EVENING WITH STEVEN SCHICK
August 12, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
AN EVENING WITH STEVEN SCHICK @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Join San Diego’s own superstar percussionist Steven Schick in the first of this festival’s "An Evening With" Series.
Aug
13
Thu
ENCOUNTER: SF 2015
August 13, 2015 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
ENCOUNTER: SF 2015  @ Athenaeum Music & Arts Library | San Diego | California | United States
Join us at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library for a Special Performance Encounter hosted by Eric Bromberger
Aug
14
Fri
THREE GREAT QUINTETS
August 14, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
THREE GREAT QUINTETS @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
SummerFest presents three stunning Quintets by Granados, Dvorak, and Franck performed by some of your favorite festival artists.
Aug
16
Sun
BEETHOVEN’S TIME MACHINE
August 16, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
BEETHOVEN'S TIME MACHINE @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Journey back to Beethoven with Borromeo String Quartet violinist Nicholas Kitchen, offering insight into the composer's genius.
Aug
18
Tue
RUSSIAN MASTERS
August 18, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
RUSSIAN MASTERS @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
SummerFest brings you works by three iconic Russian Masters – Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky and Taneyev.
Aug
19
Wed
AN EVENING WITH TIME FOR THREE
August 19, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
AN EVENING WITH TIME FOR THREE @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Time for Three is known for their uncommon mix of virtuosity and showmanship, playing music from Bach to Brahms and beyond.
Aug
20
Thu
ENCOUNTER: SF 2015
August 20, 2015 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
ENCOUNTER: SF 2015 @ Athenaeum Music & Arts Library | San Diego | California | United States
Join Dr. Richard Taruskin at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library for Dmitri Shostakovich: Some Post-Centennial Reflections.
Aug
21
Fri
SHOSTAKOVICH I
August 21, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
SHOSTAKOVICH I @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Immerse yourself in the world of Shostakovich. Join us for the first concert exploring his chamber music.
Aug
22
Sat
SHOSTAKOVICH II
August 22, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
SHOSTAKOVICH II @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Immerse yourself in the world of Shostakovich. Join us for the second concert exploring his chamber music.
Aug
23
Sun
SHOSTAKOVICH III
August 23, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
SHOSTAKOVICH III @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Immerse yourself in the world of Shostakovich. Join us for the final concert of this mini-festival exploring his chamber music.
Aug
25
Tue
MUSIC OF OUR TIME
August 25, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
MUSIC OF OUR TIME @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
La Jolla Music Society continues its impressive history of commissioning new music for the chamber music repertoire with three special premières.
Aug
26
Wed
AN EVENING WITH PETER SERKIN & JULIA HSU @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Legendary pianist Peter Serkin is joined by rising star Julia Hsu for the final "An Evening With" performance.
Aug
27
Thu
ENCOUNTER: SF 2015
August 27, 2015 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
ENCOUNTER: SF 2015 @ Athenaeum Music & Arts Library | San Diego | California | United States
Join Scholar-in-Residence Eric Bromberger at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library for the the final Encounter of the festival, a conversation with festival Music Director Cho-Liang Lin
Aug
28
Fri
SUMMERFEST FINALE: Strings, Glorious, Strings! @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
End SummerFest 2015 on a musical high with the SummerFest Chamber Orchestra!